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Parliamentary Duties and the Covid-19 Pandemic

15 May 2020

'On 11 April 2020, the House of Commons adopted an order of reference to instruct the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs to study ways in which members can fulfill their parliamentary duties while the House stands adjourned over public health concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under this order of reference, the House proposed that the Committee include the following elements in its study: temporary modification of certain procedures; sittings in alternate locations; and technological solutions including a virtual Parliament'--page 1.
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